'Jersey Shore' star pleads not guilty to domestic violence, child endangerment

"Jersey Shore" star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro has pleaded not guilty to domestic violence, child endangerment, false imprisonment and other misdemeanors after his arrest last month in the Hollywood Hills.

News 12 Staff

Nov 11, 2019, 11:46 AM

Updated 1,654 days ago

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"Jersey Shore" star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro has pleaded not guilty to domestic violence, child endangerment, false imprisonment and other misdemeanors after his arrest last month in the Hollywood Hills.
Ortiz-Magro, 33, entered the plea Friday in Los Angeles to seven misdemeanor counts that also included criminal threats, brandishing a weapon and resisting arrest.
According to police, Ortiz-Magro was uncooperative and they had to use a stun gun to take him into custody back on Oct. 4.
Ortiz-Magro's attorney, Scott Leemon, says the facts around the arrest have been misreported and exaggerated, and they look forward to addressing the situation with the city attorney.
Ortiz-Magro has had frequent disputes with Jennifer Harley, his on-and-off girlfriend and mother of his child. Harley has also been arrested involving scuffles with Ortiz-Magro, but charges were dismissed.
AP wire services helped contribute to this report.


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